Shrink Tank Podcast

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Latest Episodes

On Immigration: Therapists Talk on the Mental Health Crisis at the Border
August 02, 2019

With the current border crisis, it's impossible to avoid the discussion of immigration. - In today's podcast, our panel of Shrinks discusses the historical parallels between the Japanese internment camps after Pearl Harbour versus the current border ...

I Love You, Now Die: Why Hasn’t Borderline Personality Disorder Been Mentioned?
July 26, 2019

I Love You, Now Die has one glaring problem: no one has mentioned the potential element of Borderline Personality Disorder. - HBO’s docuseries I Love You, Now Die explores the real-life trial of Michelle Carter,

Stranger Things 3: Each On-Screen Relationship, Analyzed by Psychologists
July 19, 2019

  - Stranger Things 3 is riddled with relationships, both platonic and romantic. - In today's podcast, our panel of Shrinks is breaking down some of the psychology of this season, in particular, analyzing the relationship dynamics found in the show.

Pro-Life or Pro-Choice: The Psychology of Abortion
July 12, 2019

The Psychology of Abortion The recent Alabama abortion bill has introduced a debate: should the government dictate what is best with an individual's health? - This Alabama abortion bill was signed into law on May 15, 2019,

Therapists Analyze Wondery’s The Shrink Next Door Podcast
June 28, 2019

In most cases, relationship between a therapist and their client is built on the foundation of trust, vulnerability, and good intentions. - The Shrink Next Door, the latest podcast from Wondery, exposes a story where this was not the case. -

LGBTQ+ Pride Month: The Psychology of Support, Celebration, and Acceptance
June 21, 2019

LGBTQ+ Pride Month is a month to celebrate gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and asexual people, plus all other sexual orientations and genders. Pride Month features marches around the country, educational and awareness events,

Rocketman is a Colorful Insight into the Psychology of Elton John
June 14, 2019

In the latest musical biopic, Rocketman, audiences are taken through the rise, fall, and subsequent rise again of Elton John (Taron Egerton). In this week's podcast episode, our panel of Shrinks is analyzing the film's psychology,

What’s With All the Disney Live-Action Remakes? Psychology Explains.
June 07, 2019

With the surge of Disney live action films, we're discussing the psychology behind the trend of remakes. Is it a lazy money-grab? An act of nostalgia? A chance to re-define outdated tropes? Our panel of Shrinks discuss this and more in this week's epis...

Run, Hide, Fight: The Psychology of School Shootings
May 24, 2019

With the sudden increase in school shootings, our panel of Shrinks is discussing the psychology of school shootings, including the impact of active shooter trainings on mental health, gun control, and our culture’s changing response to this event. -

A Psychological Perspective of Howard Stern
May 17, 2019

Following the release of Howard Stern's autobiography, Howard Stern Comes Again, our panel is discussing the psychology of the radio superstar. Howard Stern's iconic career is marked by his personal transformation through therapy. -